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Mellor St Mary CE Primary School

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Mental Health and Wellbeing

At Mellor St Mary CE Primary School, we are committed to supporting the emotional health and wellbeing of our pupils and staff. We know that everyone experiences life challenges that can make us vulnerable and at times, anyone may need additional emotional support. We take the view that positive mental health is everybody’s business and that we all have a role to play.  It is our duty to safeguard and promote the welfare of children who are our pupils.  This means that we have a Safeguarding Children and Child Protection Policy and Procedures in place which we refer to in our prospectus.  All staff including our volunteers and supply staff must ensure that they are aware of our procedures.  Parents and carers are welcome to read these on request.

Sometimes we may need to share information and work in partnership with other agencies when there are concerns about a child’s welfare.  We will always ensure that our concerns about our pupils are discussed with their parents/carers first unless we have reason to believe that this is not in the child’s best interests.

 

Mental Health and Wellbeing Statement

Mental health is a state of well-being in which every individual realises his or her own potential, can cope with the normal stresses of life, can work productively and fruitfully, and is able to make a contribution to her or his community.  (World Health Organization).

 

In our school our Christian vision shapes all we do and is based on the scripture:

(Luke 1:37) For with God noting shall be impossible.

 

Because of this we aim to promote positive mental health for every member of our staff and pupil body.  We pursue this aim using both universal, whole school approaches and specialised, targeted approaches aimed at vulnerable pupils.

If you would like information, please do not hesitate to contact Mrs Embley-Peers (MH&W lead) in school or look through the information provided below.
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